The early months of the year are traditionally strong months for holiday bookings with families, friends and couples attempting to stave off the winter gloom and give themselves something to look forward to. When booking holidays there are a number of things that should be considered besides the holiday itself. Getting someone to look after the dog or feed the cat may be troublesome, but protecting a home from burglars whilst away is a simple tas... [more]
GE's Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) has signed a turnkey contract with the Lindoe Offshore Renewables Center (LORC), a Danish center for test of renewable energy technology, for the construction, commissioning and handover of one of the world's most advanced facilities to test wind turbine nacelles with an output power of up to 10 Megawatts (MW). The Lindoe Nacelle Testing project (LNT) will be located in the Lindø Industrial Park on Funen,... [more]
Powerocks, creators of fashionable power banks, announced today that Powerocks mobile power products have won the 2012 Family Choice Awards. Powerocks Magic Cube, Tetris and Flashroom power banks have been recognized by The Family Choice Awards as the Best in Children's and Parenting Products, recommending Powerocks' products to families across America. Now in its 17th year, the "Family Choice Awards" are one of the most coveted, family friend... [more]
It is a common misconception that the energy-saving light bulb is a relatively new invention. It was, however, first invented back in the 1940s in collaboration between George Inman and General Electric. Known as a ‘compact fluorescent bulb’ or a CFL, these energy-efficient bulbs work on entirely different principles than the incandescent bulbs invented by Thomas Edison. As they begin to come to prevalence over the conventional older bulbs, it is... [more]
LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, are the fastest growing lighting solution on the planet, with many thousands of people choosing them for their higher levels of efficiency and their consistently bright light. Becoming increasingly popular, experts are trying to hone the technology even further in order to get the very best results out of these energy saving light bulbs. Experts at Dundee University are taking up the challenge of enhancing the LED ... [more]
Other Energy saving technologies news and reviews
These smart minds are turning to energy-saving technologies
Exciting developments are being made in the field of energy efficiency. Here, Tom Bulford introduces one innovative tech company that could soon be coming to Britain's small-cap market.
U.S. Army energy saving effort under way
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has given the first development contracts for renewable energy technologies under a $7 billion initiative.
Bell Labs group aims at 90% energy-saving in networks
GreenTouch consortium claims the energy consumed by networks in 2020 could be reduced to 10 percent of 2010 levels while supporting large increase in traffic. View the full article HERE .
Green Fale In Tuvalu to Showcase Benefits of Saving Energy
A new renewable energy project in Tuvalu takes the saying “Home is where the heart is” one green step further. Tuvalu will be building a renewable energy fale that will feature energy efficient appliances to demonstrate the benefits of living in a home with 'green' technology.
Frost & Sullivan: Customers' Desire for Energy Savings Drives Demand for Efficient HVACs in North America
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With space heating and cooling accounting for close to 40 percent of all the energy consumed in the building sector in the United States, there is a ...
Maxwell, AMT to equip TriMet rail with energy saving tech
Maxwell Technologies Inc. is supplying ultracapacitors for an energy-saving braking energy recuperation system that American Maglev Technology (AMT) is installing on light rail vehicles operated by the Portland, Ore.-based Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District (TriMet).
New Ohio Efficiency Resource Fund to Help Upgrade Buildings, Save Energy Costs, Create Local Jobs
CLEVELAND, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturers, schools, churches, and clinics throughout the Buckeye State could cut tens of millions of dollars a year on their energy bills, thanks to a new pioneering ...
New Energy Technologies to Showcase SolarWindow Technology at Advanced Energy 2013 in New York
New Energy Technologies, Inc. has been selected to present at the Advanced Energy 2013 Conference on May 1st, 2013 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New Yor
Governor Corbett Breaks Ground for New Energy Efficient Buildings
Penn State Creating Energy Science Center at Philadelphia's Navy YardPHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett broke ground for Penn State University's new Center for Building Energy Science at The Navy Yard, showcasing multiple energy saving technologies."Pennsylvania has been leading the nation in finding new sources of energy and today marks the moment we ...
New Energy Discovery Boosts Performance of See-through Solar Cells, Able to Generate Electricity on Glass Windows
New Energy Technologies, Inc. , developer of see-through solar cells for generating electricity on glass windows, today announced that researchers have successfully achieved faster fabrication time, improved transparency, and a two-fold increase in power conversion efficiency.